OMIA:001728-9940 : Sex determination in Ovis aries (sheep)
In other species: goldfish , northern pike , Atlantic salmon , guppy , Nile tilapia , Japanese flounder , Atlantic halibut , Gila monster , monocled cobra , Mallard , swan goose , Canada goose , chicken , common quail , turkey , tammar wallaby , ass (donkey) , horse , taurine cattle , Chinese soft-shelled turtle , jackdaw , petrels , torafugu , whitespotted clarias , red-eared slider turtle , ayu , Japanese quail , green-eyed treefrog , clearhead icefish , silver trevally
Categories: Reproductive system phene
Links to MONDO diseases: No links.
Mendelian trait/disorder: unknown
Considered a defect: no
Species-specific description: Zhang et al. (2018) provided indirect evidence that the ZFY gene plays a partial role in sex determination of sheep.
Have human generated variants been created, e.g. through genetic engineering and gene editing
Cite this entry
|2018||Zhang, Y.S., Du, Y.C., Sun, L.R., Wang, X.H., Liu, S.B., Xi, J.F., Li, C.C., Ying, R.W., Jiang, S., Wang, X.Z., Shen, H., Jia, B. :|
|A genetic method for sex determination in Ovis spp. by interruption of the zinc finger protein, Y-linked (ZFY) gene on the Y chromosome. Reprod Fertil Dev , 2018. Pubmed reference: 29505743. DOI: 10.1071/RD17339.|
- Created by Frank Nicholas on 23 Mar 2018
- Changed by Frank Nicholas on 23 Mar 2018
- Changed by Imke Tammen2 on 16 Oct 2023